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highlights of upcoming events at EPOCH communities.

History, holidays and music at EPOCH

drumming circleWe’re looking forward to a great lineup of events at EPOCH this week. First, historian Gary Hylander will share valuable insight into the life and work of theoretical physicist Robert Oppenheimer. Then we’ll roll into some holiday festivities, including a Hanukkah celebration, the program “Christmas at the White House,” and a performance of seasonal songs by our very own residents. We’ll wrap up the week with a fun drumming circle led by local musician Aimee Gelinas. We welcome you and your family to join us for any or all of these free events. We just ask that you RSVP so we can reserve your space.

Educational and holiday programs at EPOCH

Holiday celebrationsThis week, we will host a wide array of events at our communities that are free and open to the public. We have some educational programs on the calendar, including presentations on coping with grief during the holidays and safe medication practices. We’ll also host a support group for family caregivers on individuals with memory impairment. In addition to these helpful and informative events, we’ll host some fun holiday programs. Join us for a discussion of the popular film “Love Actually” or for a lively reading of “A Christmas Carol.” Find out details below.

Celebrate the holidays at EPOCH

Happy HolidaysAt EPOCH, we’re excited for the holidays and welcome you to celebrate the season of giving with us. We’re hosting Toys for Tots collections as well as a winter wear collection to help bring joy and comfort to local children and families in need. We’ll also host a craft fair for anyone still searching for the perfect holiday gifts. “Brewster for the Holidays” is coming up and we’ll participate with our own delicious chowder fest. Finally, the Nauset Model Railroad Club will stop by to show off their impressive collection for all train lovers. Keep reading to learn more.

Toys for Tots collections
Several of our communities will host Toys for Tots collections in December. We welcome you to donate new, unwrapped toys to help less fortunate children experience the joy of Christmas. Donations can be dropped off at the following communities:

Happy Thanksgiving from EPOCH

ThanksgivingHappy Thanksgiving! All week long, we’ll host Thanksgiving-themed events and we welcome you and your family to join us. First up, a delectable bake sale featuring all of your favorite seasonal treats. Stop by and pick up the perfect dessert for your family’s Thanksgiving dinner. We’ll also host a dessert buffet and two open houses; at East Side’s open house, child prodigy Mackenzie Melemed will perform – we can’t wait! All of our events are free to attend. Keep reading to learn more.

Thanksgiving Bake Sale, Nov. 25, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
EPOCH Assisted Living and EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Norton
184 Mansfield Ave. and 190 Mansfield Ave. Norton, MA
EPOCH of Norton will host a campus-wide Thanksgiving bake sale featuring a variety of favorite, homemade confections. All are welcome to stop by and find the perfect holiday treat to share with friends and family. Each purchase will benefit the resident council. For more information, call 508-285-3355 or 508-285-7745.

Education and art at EPOCH

Art Show with Norton High SchoolThe highlight of this week’s events is a health policy program with Jennifer Wood, Chief of Staff to Rhode Island’s Lt. Governor. We also look forward to a presentation on John Quincy Adams, an art show with local high schoolers, and the delicious Thanksgiving Pie & Craft Fair. We welcome you and your family to join us for any or all of these free events.